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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Brothers of Omega Psi Phi and friends at the basketball classic honor Devin Moore.

Basketball tournament raises money for Devin Moore scholarship

Erica Carter April 22, 2018

The city of Kent, as well as Mayor Jerry Fiala officially proclaimed April 19 “Devin Moore Day”: the same day students decided to raise money for his scholarship.The Psi Gamma chapter of Omega Psi...

Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, took the time to meet with students, faculty and staff at the conclusion of her program.

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke speaks at Kent State

Erica Carter April 17, 2018

When Tarana Burke joined the 21st Century Youth Leadership Movement to improve and pass on her leadership skills, she had no idea it would lead her to starting her own movement. During her leadership...

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Basketball tournament to be held in Devin Moore’s honor

Erica Carter April 14, 2018

The Psi Gamma Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity will be holding a basketball classic in Devin Moore’s honor.Moore died on December 6 while playing basketball at the Student Recreation and Wellness...

Comedian Dami Olatunde hosted the “54 Shades of Africa,” on Friday night, representing Africa and its culture. Kent African Student Association presented the night at the Kent Student Center Ballroom.

Kent African Student Association showcases all sides of Africa

Erica Carter March 17, 2018

On a Friday night, music, laughter and drums sounded from the Student Center Ballroom as people entered with flags of all the African countries in celebration of the 24th annual African Night.The Kent...

Christa Porter leads a luncheon, speaking on the identity of African-American women in their communities on Feb. 21, 2018

Professor evaluates identity development in black students and administration

Erica Carter February 21, 2018

Christa Porter led the first lunch and learn event by the Institute for African American Affairs.In her speech, Porter told the audience that the identity development in black undergraduate women encompasses...

Pan-African studies to host ‘Bus at 50’ in Uumbaji gallery

Erica Carter February 20, 2018

“BUS at 50,” a photography exhibit, will become open to the public at the Uumbaji gallery in Oscar Ritchie Hall from Feb. 20 to March 14.Founded in 1968, one of the oldest student organizations on...

Use of the word ‘queer’ sparks debate in black community

Erica Carter February 16, 2018

Although the use of the word ‘queer’ has become more accepted in the LGBTQ community, some still have issues with its usage.“I personally don’t care about the word, but there’s history around...

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